The Hindu Vocabulary 10 March 2021

2021-03-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘An alarming diktat: On Satyadeo Narain Arya's assent’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Diktat

Noun

an order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent.

(फरमान)

Law, Command, Instruction, Rule, Regulation

-

A diktat from the minister did not create much impact.

Assent

Noun

the expression of approval or agreement.

(अनुमति)

Agreement, Acceptance, Approval, Approbation, Consent

Disagreement, Reject, Refuse, Dissent, Disagree

The act possessed the seniors’ assent.

Harbinger

Noun

a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.

(अग्र-दूत)

Herald, Sign, Symbol, Signal, Potent, Indicator

Unaware, Insensible, Ignorant, Nescient

While lilies are a harbinger of spring.

Doom

Noun

death, destruction, or some other terrible fate.

(कयामत)

Destruction, Downfall, Ruin, Ruination, Catastrophe

Appreciation, Encouragement, Admiration, Enhancing, Improving

The economy has shelled into its doom.

Portend

Verb

be a sign or warning that (something, especially something momentous or calamitous) is likely to happen.

(संकेत मिलता)

Presage, Augur, Foreshadow, Foretell, Prophesy

Ignore, Avoid, Disregard, Spurn, Shun

His actions portend an aggressive response from his end.

Clamour

Noun

a strongly expressed protest or demand from a large number of people.

(बड़ी संख्या में लोगों ने इसका कड़ा विरोध या माँग की।)

Urging, Insistence, Protests, Complaints, Outcry

Calm, Peace, Tranquil, Silence

There is a growing public clamour for the need of change.

Onerous

Adjective

involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty.

(प्रयास, परेशानी या कठिनाई का एक बड़ा हिस्सा शामिल है।)

Difficulty, Harsh, Stringent, Troublesome, Crushing

Easy, Effortless, Uncomplicated, Undemanding, Unexacting

The decision to be made seems onerous.

Contentious

Adjective

causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

(विवादास्पद)

Controversial, Disputable, Debatable, Disputed, Contended

Simple, Uncomplicated, Uncontroversial, Easy

The matter has been taken to court and is now even more contentious.

Preposterous

Adjective

contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.

(बेहूदा)

Absurd, Ridiculous, Foolish, Farcical, Laughable, Pointless, Ludicrous, Shocking, Outrageous

Sensible, Reasonable, Logical, Rational, Fair

My neighbour made a preposterous statement when we met at the society meeting.

Proficient

Adjective

competent or skilled in doing or using something.

(कुशल)

Skilled, Skilful, Expert, Experienced, Accomplished

Immature, Inexperienced, Inept, Inexpert, Incompetent

I am proficient at my job.

Hark

Verb

listen.

(सुनना)

Listen, Mark, Hear, Note

Ignore, Avoid, Shun, Evade, Elude

None of them harked the concept that I shared.

Exodus

Noun

a mass departure of people.

(लोगों का सामूहिक प्रस्थान।)

Withdrawal, Evacuation, Leaving, Exit

Arrival, Coming, Advent, Beginning

The exodus of all the ministers meant that meeting had come to an end.

Disbursal

Noun

the act or an instance of disbursing or paying.

(संवितरण)

Spending, Extending, Distributing, Handing out

Taking, Accepting, Claiming, Asking

The annual disbursal did not take place this time.

Much-vaunted

Adjective

praised or boasted about, especially in an excessive way.

(के बारे में विशेष रूप से अत्यधिक तरीके से प्रशंसा की या घमंड किया।)

Revere, Flourish, Acclaimed, Admired, Illustrious

Criticized, Unsung, Censure, Denounced

Tina is the much-vaunted girl in the town.

Rupture

Verb

breach or disturb.

(भंग या परेशान करना)

Sever, Break, Cleave, Sunder, Rive, Dissever

Join, Combine, Together, Collect, Gather

Once they ruptured my confidence, I never worked with them.

Insularity

Noun

ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience.

(अज्ञान या रुचि का अभाव)

Bigotry, Isolation, Segregation, Detachment, Desolation

Together, With, Tolerance, Acceptability

There way of working is an example of insularity.

 

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